Mainland China's top economic planning official on Sunday said it is impossible that the Chinese economy would have a "hard landing" -- or a sharp slowdown after a period of robust growth -- and offered assurances that it would continue to contribute to global growth, not hinder it.
Mainland Chinese leaders are expected to cut their growth target to allow more flexibility in overhauling their slowing, state-dominated economy when their legislature meets this week. But they are unlikely to unveil significant new reforms.
Ratings agency Moody's on Wednesday cut its outlook on China's sovereign bonds from stable to negative, warning of increasing government debt and further capital outflows and questioning Beijing's ability to implement economic reforms.
Mainland China's monthly box office surpassed North America's for the first time in February, which included the peak movie-going period of Chinese New Year.
Mainland China's manufacturing lost momentum again last month, according to two surveys of factory activity released Tuesday that highlighted sluggish conditions in the world's second biggest economy.
In a step to shore up slowing economic growth, mainland China freed up more money for lending Monday by cutting the amount its banks are required to hold in reserve.
Mainland China's executive chief told visiting U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Monday the Chinese mainland is pressing ahead with painful reforms to shrink bloated coal and steel industries that are a drag on its slowing economy and ruled out devaluing its currency as a short-cut to boosting exports.
Move over, Apple and Samsung. The next big smartphone might be from little-known Chinese brands such as TCL and OPPO
A Spanish judge has ruled that six executives of mainland China's state-owned ICBC bank in Madrid should be detained pending a judicial probe into suspected money laundering and tax fraud, a court statement said Saturday.
Mainland China's top securities regulator will step down following months of turmoil in Chinese stock markets that have battered faith in Beijing's economic management.